News & Perspective

Jul 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
Ebola campaign

Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence

The Liberian case from 2015 highlights a lingering threat that the DRC will face after its outbreak is declared over.

Jun 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018
Ebola balloon

Study: Amyloid proteins in semen increase Ebola spread, protect virus

In a separate report, researchers from Liberia weigh in on urban spread in the DRC and recommend strategies for reducing that type of Ebola transmission.

Mar 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018
Ebola recovery

In review of Ebola recovery, GAO urges better accountability

Of $1.6 billion appropriated, $412 million has been targeted to 131 projects.

Oct 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017
Ebola vaccine study

Liberia trial finds Ebola vaccines yield year-long immune response

A trial at the end of Liberia's Ebola outbreak shows 2 candidate vaccines posed no major safety concerns and triggered immune responses that lasted at least a year.

Jul 06, 2017

Jul 06, 2017
Chemical testing

WHO: Cofactor suspected in Liberian meningitis cluster

The cluster has been classified as a meningococcal C outbreak, but a cofactor may be involved.

May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017
Ebola treatment center

WHO: 9 more Ebola cases in DRC, 29 total

Though global risk remains low, 7 countries have begun screening at airports and ports of entry.

May 08, 2017

May 08, 2017
Neisseria meningitidis

Meningitis suspected in Liberia's mystery illness outbreak

Liberian official says meningitis is the possible cause of puzzling cases.

May 01, 2017

May 01, 2017
Eye dropper

Liberia illness cluster grows as officials await toxicology results

Analysis of 3 urine specimens finds no common pattern.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
polio vaccine supplies

WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria

Experts made more recommendations about fractional IPV dosing and also discussed issued related to cholera, Ebola, and diphtheria.

Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017
Liberia map

Ebola ruled out in unexplained Liberian deaths

A WHO official said the hospital cluster involves 17 illnesses, 9 of them fatal, and specimens from 6 people who died tested negative for Ebola.

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